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Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, US, found thatpeople who report having greater purpose in their lives appear less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings are published in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.
The Cambridge-based Alzheimer’s Research Trust is calling for volunteers to help its fundraising efforts as support for the UK’s leading dementia research charity reaches new heights.
The UK’s leading dementia research charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust launches a nationwide TV campaign to raise awareness of the urgent need for more research into the devastating diseases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Former English teacher and community worker, Wendy Godfrey, 81, from Abbeydale, Gloucester, has achieved her life-long ambition of writing a book and donated £1,000 from the proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.
The City of London Choir will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust when it returns to one of the country’s most prestigious venues, the Barbican Hall, in London, on Saturday 27 February, for a 7.30pm performance.
A star studded memory wall will be on display in the Grand Arcade shopping centre, in the heart of Cambridge, on Saturday 6 February, as part of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s Memories Matter campaign.